secure by locking;
"lock up the house before you go on vacation"
place in a place where something cannot be removed or someone cannot escape;
"The parents locked her daughter up for the weekend"
"She locked her jewels in the safe"
- Don't forget to lock up before leaving home.
- When the landing door has completely closed you can hear the typical Kone loud door locking up sound.
- The police blocked up the street where the gunman was hiding.
- The harbour is locked up for about fifty days every winter when the lake freezes.
- The convicts were locked up in their cells.
- He was sent up for life because of his criminal.
- Mason ends the lockout, and pulls his agents out to pick up Jack.
- But a growing number of Americans are spending more time indoors cooped up in offices.
- lock up 上锁